Gastelum, Williams run to All-America honors
Here is a breakdown on Carson Valley athletes who have graduated from high school and now compete in college:
SADIE GASTELUM — California State University-Chico, 2012 Douglas graduate: Gastelum earned All-America honors with her 33rd-place finish on Saturday at the NCAA Division II Championships in St. Leo, Fla. Despite battling illness earlier in the week, Gastelum ran 21:20 for the 6,000-meter course to lead Chico State to a fourth-place team finish. She is the fifth runner in program history to receive All-America recognition in back-to-back seasons.
NATHANAEL WILLIAMS — Colorado School of Mines (Golden, Colo.), 2012 Sierra Lutheran High School graduate: Williams finished 26th at the NCAA Division II Championships Saturday in St. Leo, Fla. The senior earned All-America honors for the third straight year as he ran a time of 31:02 for 10,000 meters on The Abbey Course — he clocked splits of 8:59 for 3K and 14:59 for 5K along the way and helped the Orediggers to third-place in the team standings.
CORRYNE MILLETT — College of San Mateo (San Mateo, Calif.), 2015 Douglas graduate: Millett, who has come back from a preseason knee injured, scored 17 points on Sunday in San Mateo’s 75-65 Central Valley Conference Tournament loss against Cuesta College in Lemoore, Calif. The 6-foot-1 sophomore had 12 points and nine rebounds (five offensive) in a 53-51 win against West Hills-Lemoore Friday, and scored 12 points Saturday in a 100-45 loss against eventual tournament champion Orange Coast College.
MADELINE LOWE — Sonoma State, 2016 Douglas graduate: Lowe scored eight points — shooting 3-for-4 from the field and 2-for-2 from the free throw line —during 18 minutes on the floor as the undefeated Seawolves beat Dixie State 82-58 on Friday at the Carl’s Jr. Coslet Classic in Chico, Calif.
WESLEY HUNDLEY — Earlham College (Richmond, Ind.), 2014 Douglas graduate: Hundley was announced last week as second-team quarterback on the all-Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference list. Hundley played three positions for the Quakers offensively — quarterback, running back, and wide receiver – and amassed 1,599 yards in total offense with 11 touchdowns (five passing, four rushing, and two receiving).
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